Ariel

Ariel Scripture - Ezra 8:16

Then sent I for Eliezer, for Ariel, for Shemaiah, and for Elnathan, and for Jarib, and for Elnathan, and for Nathan, and for Zechariah, and for Meshullam, chief men; also for Joiarib, and for Elnathan, men of understanding....

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Ariel Scripture - Isaiah 29:7

And the multitude of all the nations that fight against Ariel, even all that fight against her and her munition, and that distress her, shall be as a dream of a night vision....

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Ariel Scripture - Isaiah 29:1

Woe to Ariel, to Ariel, the city [where] David dwelt! add ye year to year; let them kill sacrifices....

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Ariel in Wikipedia

In Hebrew, Ariel (pronounced Ari'el), literally means 'Lion of God'. "Ari" (Lion) in Hebrew is also a synonym for bravery and courage and it is also the symbol of the tribe of Judah. Ariel in the Hebrew Bible is one of the names for Jerusalem and the Temple of Jerusalem (Isaiah 29:1-8)......

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Ariel in Smiths Bible Dictionary

(lion of God). 1. One of the "chief men" who under Ezra directed the caravan which he led back from Babylon to Jerusalem. Ezr 8:16 (B.C. 459.) The word occurs also in reference to two Moabites slain by Benaiah. 2Sa 23:20; 1Ch 11:22 Many regard the word as an epithet, "lion-like;" but it seems better to look upon it as a proper name, and trans...

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Ariel in Easton's Bible Dictionary

the lion of God. (1.) One of the chief men sent by Ezra to procure Levites for the sanctuary (Ezra 8:16). (2.) A symbolic name for Jerusalem (Isa. 29:1, 2, 7) as "victorious under God," and in Ezek. 43:15, 16, for the altar (marg., Heb. 'ariel) of burnt offerings, the secret of Israel's lion-like strength....

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Ariel in Fausset's Bible Dictionary

("lion of God".) 1. A brave "chief," who directed under Ezra (Ezra 8:16) the caravan from Babylon to Jerusalem. ARELI is akin (Numbers 26:17). In 2 Samuel 23:20 Winer translates for "two like-like men" two (sons) of Ariel; but Gesenius supports the KJV. 2. A symbolic name for Jerusalem (Isaiah 29:1-2), the lion of God, rendered by God invi...

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Ariel in Hitchcock's Bible Names

altar; light or lion of God...

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Ariel in Naves Topical Bible

1. A messenger from Ezra to Iddo Ezr 8:16 -2. A symbolical name for Jerusalem Isa 29:1,2,7...

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Ariel in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE

a'-ri-el ('ariy'el or 'ari'el, "lioness of God"): But the word occurs in Ezek 43:15,16, and is there translated in the Revised Version (British and American) "ALTAR HEARTH." (1) According to the Revised Version (British and American) a man of Moab whose two sons were slain by David's warrior Benaiah the son of Jehoiada (2 Sam 23:20; 1 Ch 11:22)...

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